Democracy Now! Friday, October 31, 2003
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Report: Justice Dept. Faces Internal Diversity Problem
U.S. Soldiers May Face Prison For Showing “Cowardice” in Iraq
Bush Campaign Backers Reap $8 Billion in Iraq Contracts
U.S. Officials: Saddam Hussein May Be Behind Attacks
Paul Wolfowitz Heckled At Washington Speech
Poll: Israel and US Major Threats to World peace
The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception
“Lying has been one of the essential tools of [Bush’s] presidency”–We speak the Nation’s David Corn about his new book The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception on how the president lied about the invasion of Iraq, tax cuts, the environment and September 11th.
Generous New Tax Break For Bechtel and Halliburton?
A new tax break being considered by a House committee could generously benefit two of the biggest recipients of government contracts for Iraqi reconstruction: Bechtel and Halliburton. Bechtel hired a former IRS commissioner to lobby on its behalf and won GOP support for the tax break.
Democracy Now! Exclusive: EPA Scientist Resigns in Protest Over Agency's Acceptance of Developer-Financed Wetlands Study
We speak with former Environmental Protection Agency biologist Bruce Boler who resigned to protest the agency’s acceptance of a developer-financed study that concluded wetlands give off more pollutants than they absorb.